Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year
Teaches the physical elements of geography, nature and distribution of climate, land forms, natural vegetation, and soils. Includes at least four lab experiences.
Upon completion of the course, the successful student will have:
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
General Education: The mission of general education at WNC is to provide students who complete degrees and certificates of achievement with critical life skills that will benefit them in their personal and professional endeavors. GEOG 103: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY addresses the general education student learning outcome:
Understand the methods of science and the role of science and technology in the modern world.
GEOG 103 fills a degree requirement for the Associate of Science with Geoscience emphasis. The mission of the Associate of Science-Geoscience emphasis is to provide a strong foundation in earth and physical sciences, and prepare students for transfer into many disciplines, including geology, geography, environmental science, and science teaching.